Investigators believe the motorcycle crashed into a fence at high speed. At this time, two people were driving. One died and the other was seriously injured.
BAYTOWN, Texas. One person died and another was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in eastern Harris County.
The accident occurred Sunday evening on the eastern lanes of the Eastern Highway at Spur 330/Decker Road in the Baytown area.
According to investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the motorcycle driver overspeeded, lost control and crashed into a guardrail. The driver died and the passenger was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
Although the condition is stable, the passenger has a long road to recovery, officials said.
There were no other vehicles involved in the crash, investigators said. The entire highway was closed while authorities worked at the scene.
This is an evolving story and updates will be added to this article if/when they become available.
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